A social media stuntman has died doing what he was well-known for — performing a high-stakes climb on a excessive rise. Remi Lucidi, who glided by Remi Enigma on social media, launched into what he couldn’t probably have identified could be his closing journey final week — making an attempt to scale the Tregunter Tower in Hong Kong.
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In accordance with Hong Kong officers by way of the South China Morning Publish, the 30-year-old arrived on the residential constructing at round 6:00 p.m. Thursday, telling a safety guard on obligation he was there to go to a buddy on the fortieth ground. Nonetheless, by the point the guard had confirmed with the resident that Remi did not know them, the stuntman had already made his manner onto an elevator. Sneaking into skyscrapers was what he did.
Safety footage confirmed Remi getting off the elevator on the forty ninth ground, earlier than hitting the steps to get to the highest of the 721-foot skyscraper. Regulation enforcement advised the outlet they discovered a roof-access hatch open however have been unable to right away find the French social media star. The eerie factor is, he was final seen alive at 7:38 p.m. when he was reportedly pounding on the window of the constructing’s penthouse on the 68th ground — seemingly in an try and get the eye of the maid inside, who promptly referred to as emergency providers on the surreal sight.
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The intense sports activities fanatic’s physique and digital camera, which contained footage of his earlier climbing feats, have been in the end each later discovered on a close-by patio, in response to the outlet.
As of now, officers haven’t decided a precise reason behind dying, however the investigation stays open. A supply advised the location:
“A preliminary investigation urged the person was an excessive sports activities fanatic. It’s potential that he obtained trapped exterior the penthouse whereas practising an excessive sport within the constructing, and he knocked on the window for assist, however unintentionally fell to his dying.”
Gurjit Kaur, proprietor of the hostel the place Lucidi was apparently staying, remembered him as a “pleasant and humble man.” He advised the information org:
“He was wholesome and match and happy-faced. I really feel very unhappy.”
An worker of the hostel additionally opened up about his interactions with the late daredevil, remembering that Lucidi had advised him he was trying ahead to occurring some “hikes” whereas within the space:
“He advised me he was going to hike a mountain after I requested the place he was going. He mentioned he needed to hike rather a lot when he was right here.”
So, so unhappy.
Our ideas are with Lucidi’s family members throughout this unimaginable time. Relaxation in peace.
[Images via Remi Enigma/Instagram]